Title: The New York Herald illustrated w/map. April...
Publisher: The New York Herald, New York
Publication Date: 1862
Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good
Edition: First Printing.
1862 SIEGE OF YORKTOWN. [Virginia] [Yorktown] [Map] [1862 - April 21st] The New York Herald (publisher). The Siege Of Yorktown. /serrated rule/ Diagram Of The Scene Of The Engagement On Wednesday, April 16th. 24 x 12-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters & Son. (New York). (Monday, April 21st, 1862). - - - "Battle of Lee's Mills, VA." - Bosse. "5 April - 3 May 1862 Yorktown siege . . . McClellan (had) landed his 105,000 man army at Fort Monroe Mar. 1862, intending to conquer the Virginia peninsula immediately. In his path were only 10,000 Confederates . . . occupying a line across the peninsula between Yorktown and the Warwick River." - Faust. The map occupies approximately 15 percent of the April 21st, 1862 issue (No. 9355) of The New York Herald. Two columns of the front page are devoted to The Siege Of Yorktown, Additional Details of the Sharp Fight at Lee's Mills. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #837. Faust, p. 847. Size: 22-1/4 x 15-1/2 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000401
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